Volunteer with a Senior Living Community Today!

Posted by Valerie Stephen

February 12, 2018 8:20:00 AM EST

There are numerous benefits to volunteering with seniors, as in a previous post we mentioned how providing help can improve the life of residents, staff, and even your life. You can improve the lives of the residents by providing needed assistance, emotional support, and by lending an ear. You can improve the lives of the staff by taking duties off their plate and, in turn, relieving stress. You can better your own life by volunteering in a community and achieving a gratifying experience, that can boost self-esteem. These factors can create happiness for everyone involved, and there are still other benefits that can derive from the joys of volunteering at a senior living community.

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Topics: Volunteering

Helping Hands: How to Get Volunteers for Your Senior Living Community

Posted by Kathryn Wyckoff

May 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM EDT


"Americans are the most giving people on earth," a British friend recently told me. "No other country places such an emphasis on volunteering and giving back." Naturally, I was inclined to agree. Statistically, my British friend's observation rings true.

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Topics: Senior Living, Volunteering

Tips for Making the Holidays Special for Seniors

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

December 11, 2015 8:28:13 AM EST

The holiday season is a special time of year for everyone, but seniors can sometimes feel less welcomed to participate in the fun. It is common for seniors to have kids who have grown up and moved away, which often presents the challenge of gathering the whole family together during the holidays. If you have a special senior in your life, there are things you can do to make the holiday time a special part of their lives. With just a few simple moves, you can help seniors enjoy the holiday season to the fullest. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Topics: Senior Living, Holiday Season, Volunteering

Why You Should Volunteer at a Senior Living Community

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

November 30, 2015 11:00:00 AM EST

If you are looking for a memorable and satisfying volunteer experience and want to truly make a difference in people's lives, you should make plans to volunteer at a senior living community. Many senior living communities rely on volunteers to help with a wide array of tasks and activities. By giving some of your time, you'll definitely get a few wonderful things back in return.

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Topics: Senior Living, Technology, Volunteering